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Alternate Picking: The Ups and Downs of an Essential Technique

0<p>SHARES<p>Alternate picking is as important to a guitarist as alternating strides are to a sprinter. Imagine a sprinter leading with his right leg twice …

Electric Guitar

Eight Essential Two-Bar Endings Every Guitarist Needs to Know

0<p>SHARES<p>Below are eight two-measure endings. Some of them might be new to you, while others will sound very familiar.<p>Play through all eight and decide …

Guitar

Time for a Neck Adjustment?

Few things are more frustrating than when you pick up your favorite guitar and discover it’s not playing right. Either the action has “magically …

Guitar

What's The Buzz?

0<p>SHARES<p>Five steps to make your guitar noise free.<p><b>My guitar has recently developed an annoying buzz or rattle, and I can’t figure out where it’s</b> …

How to Build Classic Three-Part Metal Guitar Harmonies

5<p>SHARES<p>One of the essential elements of great metal is the execution of razor-sharp harmony lead guitar lines.<p>Just listen to any of the most …

15 Easy Guitar Tabs to Get You Started

<b>When I say</b> easy guitar tabs, I don't just mean songs that are easy to play. We have an easy guitar songs roundup that is mostly focused on tracks …

A Guide to Pentatonic Slides

2<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I’ll be demonstrating one of the best ways to transition up and down the neck on the fly.<p>I frequently utilize this technique …

A Neat Trick to Help You Learn Scales Fast

2<p>SHARES<p>Learning a scale isn’t just memorizing a pattern. In fact, it’s memorizing lots of patterns, but there’s more to it than that.<p>Unless you …

How to Craft Heavy, Harmonically Challenging, Single-Note Riffs

41<p>SHARES<p>One of the most important aspects of becoming a good metal guitarist is developing the ability to play long single-note lines with absolute …

Revealed: 10 Simple Guitar Solos

78<p>SHARES<p>YouTube user Alex—a.k.a. guitarist6494—has put together a list of his Top 10 Simple Guitar Solos. While it’s a varied list of songs that …

Learning Major Triads All Over the Neck

27<p>SHARES<p>A question many students have asked me over the years is, “How can I learn all the major and minor chord forms all over the neck and apply …

Expert Advice: 35 Ways to Play (and Sound) Better Right Now

485<p>SHARES<p>We figure that if you’re going to expand and maximize your talents, you might as well learn from the best. So we offer these 35 tips from …

Guitar

The Key to Understanding the Minor Pentatonic Scale

87<p>SHARES<p>The minor pentatonic scale is quite possibly the most used and, suffice it to say, over-used scale on the guitar. The open strings themselves …

The Basics and Beyond: An In-Depth Guitar Lesson by Steve Vai

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>People are turned onto the guitar in different ways. A lot of it might have to do with who you are hanging out with, or if you have a …

DNA of Tone: A Guide to the Basic Building Blocks Behind Jazz, Blues, Metal and Classic Rock Guitar Sounds

109<p>SHARES<p>Creative individuals tend to view the term “formula” as a dirty word, but most styles of music have specific parameters and characteristics …

The Guitarist's Guide to the CAGED System

<b>Chops:</b> Beginner <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to convert all open-position chords to moveable shapes.<br>• Identify the location of the root …

Secrets of Shred with Sammy Boller: Speed Pentatonic Scales

736<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I’ll be demonstrating my favorite way to rearrange the pentatonic scale into a two string-speed pattern.<p>This trick allows …

Electric guitar for beginners

Learn a few key terms<p>For example, we hear a lot about guitar riffs, but as a novice you may be confused about what this actually means. Well, a riff …

A super-quick guide to pentatonic scales

<b>These incredibly useful five-note scales are heavily relied upon in all genres of music, but particularly pop. Because of their simplicity compared</b> …

Electric Guitar

How to Practice Guitar

Because If You Don't Know How To Practice, You'll Never Know If You're Doing It Right!<p><b>Killing In The Name Of ... Practice?</b><p>Ever wanted to kill someone …

50 greatest guitar solos of all time

Jimmy Page. Jack White. Jimi Hendrix: some of the music world’s greatest ever axe-shredders (and that’s only the Js). Fundamental to a band’s sound, …

Free Guitar Lessons For Beginners: Learn To Play Guitar In Two Months

Learn to play guitar with our free guitar course! Whether you want to play acoustic or electric, folk or metal, in this eight-part series of free …

How Your Guitar Heroes Learned to Play So Fast

<b>First the basics:</b> Make sure your guitar is set up properly. If the action is too high, or the neck is warped, or the strings are too heavy or too …

All the Scales You'll Ever Need

20 Chords Every Guitarist Should Know

Here are some chords every guitarist should know. Open Chords are played within the first few frets on the guitar and include notes on strings that …

Electric Guitar

6 Ways to Improve Your Lead Guitar Playing

Sooner or later, all guitarists will undergo the feeling that they've "hit a wall" in regards to their lead guitar work. Whether it stems from a lack …

Power Chords

Whether you play electric guitar or acoustic guitar, at some point you’re going to run into <b>power chords</b>. While the concept behind these “chords” has …